Pest Guides

Collared Dove

Streptopelia decaocto


Collared Dove

  • Collared doves are 27cm in length.
  • These doves are fawn to grey in colour with a narrow black band at the back of the neck.


  • Collared doves have 2 – 4 broods per year, with 2 eggs in each clutch.
  • Doves have an incubation period of 14 – 15 days.
  • Young birds spend 15 – 19 days in the nest.


  • Doves feed on seeds and grains near roosting sites.
  • They choose to nest in trees and canopies.

These pests can be a real nuisance on your property. Contact the pest control experts to put in place bird control solutions on your premises.